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Dingell delivers Dems’ weekly address, stresses kitchen-table issues, not Mueller report

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) delivered the Democrats' official weekly address and stressed the party's "For the People" agenda over the redacted report from...

Gerrymandering doc featuring Voters Not Politicians founder debuting at Tribeca Film...

Katie Fahey, like many people in the immediate aftermath of now-President Donald Trump’s election, was not happy. “My disappointment makes me not trust the rest...

AG, high court could still weigh minimum wage, sick leave laws

Attorney General Dana Nessel and the state’s highest court could still weigh whether Lame Duck laws that dramatically scaled back ballot proposals regarding paid...
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Stacey Abrams to keynote annual Mackinac Policy Conference

Stacey Abrams, a rising star in the national Democratic Party, will be in Michigan this spring. Abrams, who narrowly lost her race for Georgia...

House Democrats pass sweeping voting rights, ethics legislation

WASHINGTON — Michigan's congressional delegation was split down the middle on Friday as the U.S. House passed a broad election reform and ethics bill...

‘Sanctuary cities,’ lobbyist ‘revolving door’ among 400+ new bills in Michigan...

Just two months into their term, members of the 100th Michigan Legislature have already introduced more than 400 bills, including those that seek to...

SOS forms panel to enact Proposal 3, update election procedures

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson this week announced a new Election Modernization Advisory Committee. The panel will advise her administration and the Bureau...

Benson hails start of no-reason, mail-in voting in Michigan

Michael Gordon, owner of the Great Lakes Sandwich Company, is a busy guy. “I’m the only employee. I do the dishes,” the Flint Township resident...
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GOP lawmaker appears to compare poll taxes to gun license fees

It was a fairly routine Michigan House committee hearing until a GOP lawmaker unexpectedly raised the idea of a poll tax, which hasn’t been...

Is ranked-choice voting the next election reform for Michigan?

Another big change could be coming for elections in Michigan — if the measure can get on the ballot. In 2018, Michigan voters approved sweeping...

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